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Composite Vernacular Constructions

Vernacular building is the building for ordinary people, constrained by the practicalities of environmental conditions and physical materials, and influenced by traditional culture, but not mediated by professional architects and engineers. Read more

Secret History of Victorian Modernism

These twenty-three letters and fragments are a sort of cross-section of the architectural world of Melbourne in 1952, but not so much a clinical microscope slide as a sort of cheerful, scurrilous laceration. Read more

Building in the Docklands

This deals with the site of John Batman’s house and Batman’s Hill more generally, the Yarra wharves, the West Melbourne Swamp, the early railway buildings and the Queen’s Warehouse. Read more